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What’s your crab?

Interesting day today talking to some scientists and science communicators at BIG about what excites them. What’s the thing that really makes their face light up. Such a powerful emotional hook when someone telling you something is so excited by … Continue reading

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Funny headlines #2

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The 9 Hours Wander

Inspired by William Kemp’s 9 days wonder- Morris dancing from London to Norwich in 1600, the Norwich Kitwitches set about their 9 hours Wander From Loddon to Norwich on 12th February 2012 The dancers assembled at the Kings Head on … Continue reading

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Things that make you go aahhh

You gotta love those crazy ideas that make you go aahhh

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The Wow Moment

Had a very interesting discussion last week about the ‘wow’ moment. Those memorable, sometimes life changing moments. Quickly realised that actually it is not enough to be ‘wowed’ by something, there are other stages which you go through, usually, in … Continue reading

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under pressure

Aeronautical science I can’t go on an aeroplane without trying out a few little science tricks, and this one is a real favourite. 1 buy a bottle of water , while you sit for an hour in departures. 2 drink … Continue reading

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You couldn’t make it up.

A friend of mine was once at a party out in the country. A few beers into the evening he felt the need to pee and made his way to the toilet.  A huge queue snaked down the stairs, so … Continue reading

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Childishly amusing place names

Whilst driving through Yorkshire today i couldn’t help but raise a smile and give a little snigger as i passed through a delightful village by the name of Wetwang. This got me thinking about other amusingly named places. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Funny finger fings #5 and 6

Double teeth Cross your fingers. No, no not that much, Just a little bit like this (pic) so your finger tips are next to each other. Now run the tips of your fingers along to top of your teeth. It … Continue reading

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Funny finger fings #3 and 4

Ooh you lucky people. Two for the price of one. First up the floating sausage. You just know that’s gonna be good. Watch this attractive young man tell you how to do it As if that wasn’t enough, head over … Continue reading

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